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Portugal has the best quality of life in the world for expats

If you’re thinking of quitting your job where you live and moving abroad for a new life and career, then Portugal is apparently the place to be.<p>According to one of the world’s most comprehensive reports—Expat Insider 2017—on expats, Portugal has the best quality of life in the world. InterNations, …

Work-life Balance

How to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist

There's no reason you shouldn't feel like the best version of yourself this summer. A strict diet is not required.<p>Instead, get ready to hit the beach by making sure you're not weighed down by unpleasant symptoms like bloating, dehydration, and discomfort.<p>Here are a handful of tips from registered …

Nutrition

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

Healthy Eating

Tired of Ending Your Emails With 'Regards'? Here Are 69 Other Options

In case you're tired of your same old email sign-off, this list provides many alternatives.<p>I have an embarrassing confession: The vast majority of the time, I sign off my emails with "Thanks!" It doesn't matter if I have anything to show appreciation for or not--it tends to be my default …

Productivity

Long-Distance Couple Traveling the World Apart Collaborate on Creative Split Photos

When couple Becca and Dan were forced to confront a long-distance relationship, they used their love of photography to bridge the gap. With Becca based in Brooklyn, and Dan part of the Remote Year project that sends him to different cities each month, the couple uses their creativity to keep them …

6 Ways to Stay Awake, Energized and Focused While at Work (Without Caffeine)

Caffeine is a common fix, but the brief spurts of energy it produces offer only a short-term solution.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workdays can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride. Besides the ups and downs of day-to-day responsibilities, many people …

Wellness

Nigerian Artist Spends Up to 200 Hours Creating Hyperrealistic Pencil Portraits

Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley creates hyperrealistic pencil art that captures the spirit of his subjects. His incredible portraits, which can take up to 200 hours to complete, are nuanced artworks that tell as much about Stanley’s patience and dedication as they do about the sitter.<p>Stanley’s …

Marie Kondo is cleaning up

<i>Just in time for spring cleaning, Lucy Craft has sent us tidying-up tips from an expert, in this Postcard From Tokyo:</i><p>Folding shirts is not everyone’s …

7 Signs You're Under Your Phone's Control

Yes, phone addiction is real.<p>Do you put your phone on the table next to you at meals? Do you check it every 10 seconds? Do you panic when it runs out of battery, or, <i>gasp</i>, you forget it at home? (Just kidding, you'd <i>never</i> forget it at home.)<p>If you said yes to all three, there's a good chance you're …

Apps

The pick of Portuguese wines | David Williams

There is a lot more to the wines of Portugal than the Douro. Here is a trio of easy drinking reds to help you appreciate the range on offer<p><b>Extra Special Douro, Portugal 2014 (£5.48,</b> <b>Asda</b><b>)</b> The Douro Valley, traditional home of port, has been transformed in the past couple of decades, becoming the …

Wine Cellars

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Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform

Follow these prioritization tips and watch your productivity transform.<p>Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter …

Time Management

Why Do Tech Entrepreneurs Go To Venture Capitalists And Private Investors Instead Of Banks?

<i>Why do entrepreneurs go to VC and private investors instead of banks? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by David S. Rose, Managing Partner, Rose Tech Ventures; CEO, Gust, on …

Moore’s Law can’t last forever—but two small changes might mean your phone battery will

In 1965, when computer technology was in its infancy, a pioneering computer engineer named Gordon Moore wrote a paper that shocked technologists at the time. Moore’s theory was that the power of computers would double every 12 months while the cost of that technology would fall by 50% over the same …

Engineering

Memmo Príncipe Real, Lisbon

Tucked away in one of Lisbon's most up-and-coming districts, the Memmo Príncipe Real is an oasis of calm set on a hillside with panoramic views of …

European Travel

21 Silicon Valley Women Who Are More Qualified to Be on Your Board Than Mark Cuban

In the search for disruptive technologies and new ways to approach the same business issues, women are proving to be game-changers here in the Valley.<p><b>Aarthi Ramamurthy:</b> Ramamurthy is founder of Lumoid, a startup that lets people try out electronics before buying them. Before that, she co-founded …

Silicon Valley

How to Create Stunning Presentations with Flipboard

Many of us spend our days typing behind a screen where no one can make eye contact with us. But every so often, we’re called to step away from the computer and stand in front of people to speak at an event or deliver a report to a client. While you might not have considered using Flipboard as a …

Public Speaking

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

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4 Workplace Must-Haves for Recruiting Top Talent

Today's top candidates have a keen eye, and will be be looking for these four things.<p>Building up your workforce in 2017? You know you'll need some stellar employee perks in place to attract the best and the brightest. A competitive salary, medical benefits, retirement plans and an engaging culture …

The Workplace

Three Portuguese red wine recommendations

Master of Wine Pierpaolo Petrassi suggests three great Portuguese red wines to try out this weekend.<p>Portugal is Western Europe’s last unexplored wine frontier, with hundreds of little-known grape varieties that grow nowhere else in the world. Reds are the biggest surprise: rounded and rich from …

Portugal books tourism record

Brits again topped the list of foreign visitors to the country, followed by Germans, Spaniards and French. Portugal unveiled plans for a second …

Europe

A tiny startup is quietly trying to become the Tesla of buses

Proterra has quietly been working on all-electric buses since 2004. In 2009, it made its first sale: three buses to Foothill Transit in Southern California.<p>Flash forward to 2017 and the startup has raised over $280 million in venture funding, opened its second manufacturing plant, and sold a total …

Announcing The 2017 World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Amazon, Snap, Chobani, and others are changing the way we shop, eat, play, work, and live in 2017.<p>This year marks the 10th edition of our World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings …

West Side Story

Let's talk about overpopulation...

Overpopulation is seen as one of the biggest environmental threats our planet faces. But is the problem too many people - or too much …

Geography

Spring...

The City of Tomorrow

<b>PRESENTED BY FORD</b><p>One hundred years from now, what will our cities look like?<p>It’s an important question. Right now, half the world’s population lives …

Bike Lanes

You Have to See Your Happiness to Believe It

Psychologists have long known that negative emotions narrow our thoughts and range of actions, which has served an important evolutionary purpose. In …

Happiness